Author Archives: Michael Johnston

Hungarian March Is Also Known as Rákóczi March

Hungarian March Is Also Known as Rákóczi March An organist asked me today after hearing “The Rákóczy March” (alternate spelling) on the radio if we had a transcription of it. He could not find it on the website because he … Continue reading

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Prompt Dispatch of Music

I’m very belatedly replying to this — just to thank you for the prompt dispatch of my music (the Edmundson ‘Von Himmel Hoch’) and the way it was packaged, etc. Good luck with the business. Best wishes. —United Kingdom

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Marche Pontificale Needs To Be Learned First

“Michael, thanks for the music. It arrived this morning and I think that the Marche Pontificale needs to be learned first. Thanks again.” —Ohio, USA

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René Becker: An Organist and His Music

René Becker: An Organist and His Music René Louis Becker (1882-1956) was born in Alsace but lived mostly in the United States. He played as church organist, recitalist, and accompanist, and wrote 152 organ pieces. That’s the briefest description of … Continue reading

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Really Splendid Editions

Got it. Really splendid editions. I’m very pleased! —Maryland, USA I love comments like this! It’s short and clear. Perhaps some of you do not send in comments on your orders because you think that they need to be long … Continue reading

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Seth’s Lamb, Ashmall’s Six, René’s March, and Evans’s Horses

Greetings! Can you believe it’s June already! My selections this month include a great transcription of a famous orchestral piece, some forgotten music, some unusual Communion music, and a Pope-less March. Thank you very much to those of you who … Continue reading

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L’Organo 2017

L’Organo 2017 Dr Robert Gant is the chairman for this year’s L’Organo series, and he sent me some beautiful materials to share. Here is the schedule for 2017, the entire series of organ concerts for Piccolo Spoleto in Charleston, South … Continue reading

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New Recordings for Three of This Month’s Pieces

New Recordings for Three of This Month’s Pieces I am happy to announce three recordings from the May Announcement! From Steve Schlesing, we hear a dramatic performance of Gatty Sellars’s arrangement of the famous Intermezzo from the incidental music to … Continue reading

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Praise for PDFs

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Pearce Pieces, Italian Songs, Sellars Lamb, and Incredible Trouble

Greetings, everyone. The four selections for May have as much diversity as you could imagine. There are transcriptions of famous instrumental music, Italian hymns and patriotic songs, and a beloved spiritual. NOTE ON SHIPPING OUTSIDE THE USA. I now have … Continue reading

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